Our first cooking video on YouTube

We are proud to announce our first cooking video on YouTube. ๐—ฉ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜€ ๐—ง๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐˜€ | ๐—˜๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ผ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ #๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿญ | ๐—ฆ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ณ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฆ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—™๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ต – ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฆ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ We are testing the recipes as written in magazines! For the first episode, we choose a recipe from the first edition of Victuals Magazine. For the […]

Peanut Soup

Quarantaine life… that what our days look like now. All we do is wake up, shower, eat, roam about, eat more, sleep, wake up, and eat some more! Gosh I hope we donโ€™t end up triple our actual weight ๐Ÿคช Now on a more serious note, I havenโ€™t really done […]

Coffee Kalhua

Ingredients: 1 cup strong coffee 25ml chocolate syrup 1 shot baileys whipped cream cinnamon powder   Preparation: Pour the chocolate syrup in a glass of coffee, throw over the back of the baileys. Pour the baiยญleys coffee quietly. Top with whipped cream and sprinkle on some cinnamon powder. Serve with […]

Bajan Easter

Barbadians, more commonly known as โ€œBajansโ€ do tend to enjoy their food more than most. Indeed, the late Bajan foodie, Carmeta Fraser, was very fond of saying โ€œFood comes Firstโ€. So amidst the kite flying, early morning church going of Easter and other traditional Easter past-times, food is heartily enjoyed […]

The origin ofโ€ฆ Pom

Pom is a popular Surinamese-Jewish dish. What roti is to the Hindustani, pom is to the Creole. Pom is made from the root (tubers) of the Tayer plant, which grows in the interior of Suriname. Locals call it the pongtaya or pomtayer, named after the prepared dish, Pom. You can […]

Shrimp Cocktail

Ingredients: Homemade cocktail sauce: Mayonnaise, Ketchup, salt and pepper 5XL Shrimps, cooked, chilled, peeled, tail-on 2 slices lemons Salad (cut into thin ribbons) Preparation In a small bowl combine Ketchup, mayonnaise, salt and black pepper together. Can be prepared in advance, refrigerate to develop flavors until ready to use. Mix […]

Home Cooking: Shrimp Pasta

I was in the mood again to cook! As you might’ve noticed I don’t cook very often. But I do like to do a little somethin’ somethin’ once in awhile. A simple dish, made so often by anyone. Shrimp and broccoli spaghetti! Yum yum!!! The shrimp I marinated with salt […]

Home Cooking: Witlof and broccoli – a Dutch oven dish

I was in the mood again to cook me something odd and foreign to my country. I don’t know if you’ve know it yet, but Suriname was a colony from the Netherlands. Therefore some of the dishes we know come from that country, but still not a lot of our […]

Cocktail: Mango Malibu

Every once in two weeks the Homemade Bartender, Miguel Tan-A-Kiam, will give us his creation of the week. Just so you could try it at home too! Mango Malibu Ingredients: – Fresh Mango, cut into pieces – 50 cl Malibu Rum – 20 cl simple syrup or 1 tablespoon of […]

Special order: Japanese Cheesecake

So… I had a craving for cheesecake for at least a week!  Especially as my Bajan Foodie friend has posted a lovely review about Cooke’s Finest Mystery Cheesecake, about a week ago. I didn’t want the normal cheesecake everyone knows here in Suriname. So I asked a friend to make […]

Home Cooking: Oven-baked Zucchini and Tomatoes

Sometimes you’re at home and you just do not know what to cook. I started gathering ingredients I had in my fridge and pantry: zucchini, tomatoes, cayenne pepper, basil leaves, nutmeg, cinnamon, sea salt, oil, margarine and black pepper. I washed the zucchini and the tomatoes, sliced them. Marinated them […]

Home Cooking: Spiced Pork with Stirfried Broccoli and Apple

Sometimes you’re at home and you just want to try something new……something a little ‘different’. So…..I thought: why not try something โ€˜uniquely differentโ€™ I started my mise en place by gathering ingredients: pork, broccoli, apple, and onions. I also wanted to incorporate Chef Dre’s Spice Blend for the meat. In Suriname […]

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